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Reinhold Schable
23-Jan-2016, 18:14
For those shooting Infrared in roll film cameras, here's a thread just for you.

I'll start with a shot of a medieval house in France...
Konika 750 IR film, using a Horseman 6x12 holder on a Cambo Wide & 75mm Super Angulon, 25a filter.
Open shade, cloudless sky, warm day, about noon.

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Reinhold
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Reinhold Schable
23-Jan-2016, 18:34
Here's another...

Wheat fields out in the Palouse Country of Eastern Washington (State)
Konika 750 IR film, Cambo/75mm lens, 25a filter

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Reinhold

Maris Rusis
24-Jan-2016, 13:46
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Chinese Garden, Sydney

Gelatin-silver photograph on Ultrafine Silver Eagle VC FB photographic paper, image size 16.3cm X 16.3cm, from a Efke IR820 infrared negative exposed in a Seagull 4A103A twin-lens reflex camera fitted with an IR720 filter. Signed and titled recto, stamped and annotated verso.

scm
24-Jan-2016, 17:14
http://stevemidgleyphotography.com/Scan-110315-0001x.JPG
Konica 750 - RB67 127mm f/3.5 KL
Caliente NV

Reinhold Schable
24-Jan-2016, 22:57
And another...

Same K750 IR film in a Cambo Wide & 75mm Super Angulon...
Holy Cross Cemetery (1843). Halifax Nova Scotia

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Reinhold

Reinhold Schable
26-Jan-2016, 11:39
Round Tower & Cemetary. (12th century, 97' high). at Ardmore, Co. Waterford, Ireland

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Konika K750, 25a filter, M7, 65mm

Reinhold
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Andrew O'Neill
28-Jan-2016, 23:59
Shot this way back in the '90's on Konika 750, with my RB67, Wratten #25. D-76 1+1. Near Kurume, Japan.


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1682/24315312789_b8dcea0a96_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/D3EkmR)Moonset (https://flic.kr/p/D3EkmR) by Andrew O'Neill (https://www.flickr.com/photos/62974341@N02/), on Flickr

Reinhold Schable
1-Feb-2016, 10:58
Here's another: the medieval city of Pitigliano, Italy during a break in a thunderstorm...
Konika K750, 25a filter, 75mm SA, Cambo Wide, Horseman 6x12 holder

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Reinhold

www.classicBWphoto.com

Reinhold Schable
11-Feb-2016, 10:51
Farm, near Dubuque, Iowa
Cambo, 6x12 holder, 25a filter, Konika IR, 75mm SA

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Reinhold

www.re-inventedPhotoEquip.com

Maris Rusis
3-Jun-2016, 17:13
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Snow Grass and Fallen Tree, Infrared.
Gelatin-silver photograph on Fomabrom Variant III FB VC, image size 16.5cm X 21.3cm, from a Efke IR820 negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 camera fitted with a 50mm f4.5 lens and a IR680 filter. Titled and signed recto, stamped verso.

Greg
3-Jun-2016, 17:36
For years and years have shot IR with film. Made all the mistakes one could make but still had some keeper IR negs. Then several years ago had the opportunity to use an IR converted digital FX camera. Technology makes advances all the time and in this case, for me, was a total game changer. Results were totally equal to shooting IR film but so, so much easier and cheaper. Opted for purchasing an IR filter for my camera instead of a much more costly IR conversion to my FX camera. Never looked back. And this coming from someone who shoots ULF and prints Pt/Pl hand coated prints. Just my 2 cents. BTW: If you are shooting IR film, I totally admire your commitment to the process.

Maris Rusis
3-Jun-2016, 23:03
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Cove, Lake Weyba
Gelatin-silver photograph on Fomabrom Variant III FB VC photographic paper, image size 16.5cm X 21.3cm, from a Efke IR820 negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 single lens reflex camera fitted with a 50mm f4.5 lens and a IR680 filter. Titled and signed recto, stamped verso.

jon.oman
4-Jun-2016, 07:54
Nice image!

Maris Rusis
7-Jun-2016, 16:45
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1247/5106208625_068d90742d_z.jpg
Snow Gums, Charlotte Pass

Gelatin-silver photograph on Fomabrom Variant III FB VC, image area 21.3cmX16.5cm, from an Ilford SFX negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 single lens reflex camera fitted with a 50mm f4.5 lens and an IR680 filter.
Titled and signed recto, stamped verso.

Maris Rusis
28-Jun-2016, 15:23
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Careened Boat, Weyba Creek

Gelatin-silver photograph on Fomabrom Variant 111 VC FB, image area 16.3cm x 21.4cm, from an Efke IR820 Aura negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 camera fitted with a 50mm f4.5 lens and IR680 filter.

HiHoSilver
29-Jun-2016, 07:39
Outstanding IR, Maris. 'Been tempted, but it looks expensive & the learning curve would surely burn though some expensive film before any joy. 'Very beautiful work.

jon.oman
29-Jun-2016, 12:26
Careened Boat, Weyba Creek: Very nice image Maris!

drew.saunders
29-Jun-2016, 12:40
I only tried one roll of MF IR, Rollei IR400 back in 2009. It didn't work out so well, but I got a few good shots. Mostly, I shoot 4x5 Efke Aura now. I've long since sold all my 6x4.5 gear anyway.

https://c7.staticflickr.com/4/3354/3556175054_25f4ef3037_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6qfjX1)
05-22-09-10 (https://flic.kr/p/6qfjX1) by Drew Saunders (https://www.flickr.com/photos/drew_saunders/), on Flickr

https://c8.staticflickr.com/4/3571/3555363791_c233fdb8c7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6qbaMH)
05-22-09-5 (https://flic.kr/p/6qbaMH) by Drew Saunders (https://www.flickr.com/photos/drew_saunders/), on Flickr

Maris Rusis
29-Jun-2016, 17:26
Thanks HiHoSilver and jon.oman. Infrared film is fun for those with a high tolerance for failure. But there is no self-blame because you don't exactly know what you are going to get anyway.

Salmo22
30-Jun-2016, 05:31
Maris - Like others, I admire and enjoy your IR images. As seems to be the case in many of my interests, I'm late to the party. I'd love to give IR a try, but the beloved Efke film is no longer available and I'm not sure there is a suitable alternative. For now, I'll continue to simply enjoy from afar.

Maris Rusis
30-Jun-2016, 16:48
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Flooded Forest, Lake Macdonald

Gelatin-silver photograph on Agfa MCC111 VC FB photographic paper, image size 23.5cm X 19.3cm, from an Ilford SFX negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 camera fitted with a 50mm f4.5 lens and a #25 red filter.

Maris Rusis
16-Jul-2016, 22:54
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5165/5242853722_83857a4516_b.jpg
Snowgrass, Summer Afternoon

Gelatin-silver photograph on Fomabrom Variant 111 VC FB, image area 16.2cm X 21.5cm, from an Efke IR820 negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 camera with a 50mm f4.5 lens and a IR680 filter. Signed and titled recto, stamped verso.

alanbutler57
17-Jul-2016, 04:25
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5165/5242853722_83857a4516_b.jpg
Snowgrass, Summer Afternoon

Gelatin-silver photograph on Fomabrom Variant 111 VC FB, image area 16.2cm X 21.5cm, from an Efke IR820 negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 camera with a 50mm f4.5 lens and a IR680 filter. Signed and titled recto, stamped verso.

Gorgeous!

scm
17-Jul-2016, 09:35
http://stevemidgleyphotography.com/Scan-140227-0002.JPG
Konica 750 - RB67 w/127mm KL

macolive
17-Jul-2016, 16:44
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5165/5242853722_83857a4516_b.jpg
Snowgrass, Summer Afternoon

Gelatin-silver photograph on Fomabrom Variant 111 VC FB, image area 16.2cm X 21.5cm, from an Efke IR820 negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 camera with a 50mm f4.5 lens and a IR680 filter. Signed and titled recto, stamped verso.

This is really nice!

macolive
17-Jul-2016, 16:48
https://c7.staticflickr.com/8/7716/17750974806_6f632fd27f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/t3AonL)
Efke IR820 Aura, Hoya R72, Hasselblad 503cw

FredrickSummers
6-Aug-2016, 21:02
https://c7.staticflickr.com/8/7716/17750974806_6f632fd27f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/t3AonL)
Efke IR820 Aura, Hoya R72, Hasselblad 503cw

Wow, very nice! I love IR820


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Maris Rusis
6-Aug-2016, 23:25
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Stairs, Sunshine Beach
Gelatin-silver photograph on Agfa Classic MCC 111 VC FB, image area 21.5cm X 16.2cm, from a Konica IR750 negative exposed in a Seagull twin lens reflex camera fitted with a red filter.

Maris Rusis
5-Sep-2016, 19:58
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Snow Gum Hollow, Mount Wheatley
Gelatin-silver photograph on Fomabrom Variant 111 VC FB, image area 21.5 X 16.2cm, from a Efke IR820 negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 camera fitted with a 50mm f4.5 lens and a IR680 filter.

stawastawa
6-Sep-2016, 07:25
Nice composition on the stairs Maris!



https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5087/5242301963_07b4f1271f_z.jpg
Stairs, Sunshine Beach
Gelatin-silver photograph on Agfa Classic MCC 111 VC FB, image area 21.5cm X 16.2cm, from a Konica IR750 negative exposed in a Seagull twin lens reflex camera fitted with a red filter.

Stephen Thomason
6-Sep-2016, 12:37
Very nice.

I would also like to see some pics shot with currently available film - I'm just starting experimenting with infrared, or I guess near infrared film, since the Efke and Kodak are no longer. The only thing I have used so far is the Rollei Infrared and the Retro 400S and haven't quite got them dialed in yet. I have a roll of the Ilford SFX but haven't shot it as yet.

SC-Hamburg
6-Sep-2016, 16:53
Ok Stephen, here are some...:)

https://m.flickr.com/#/photos/141962143@N04/28748714141/in/set-72157670278690222/

https://m.flickr.com/#/photos/141962143@N04/28401812591/in/set-72157670278690222/


https://m.flickr.com/#/photos/141962143@N04/28480078985/in/set-72157670278690222/

Film is the Rollei infrared.

Regard,

Suphachai

Stephen Thomason
6-Sep-2016, 19:44
Suphachai - very nice! What filter did you use and at what nominal unfiltered ISO did you shoot?

SC-Hamburg
6-Sep-2016, 20:42
Hi Stephen,

thank you. I used the cokin infrared filter @ ISO50.
Without Filter i shoot with ISO400.

It's a nice Film, good sharpness and contrast, easy to handle as well.

Regards from Germany, Suphachai

Maris Rusis
17-Sep-2016, 14:59
https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3854/14941260606_8caa35f981_b.jpg
Forest in Flood
Gelatin-silver photograph on Freestyle Private Reserve VC FB photographic paper, image size 16.4cm X 21.4cm, from a Ilford SFX rollfilm negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 single reflex camera fitted with a 37mm f4.5 fisheye lens and #25 red filter. Titled and signed recto, stamped and annotated verso.

Corran
17-Sep-2016, 18:36
Wow. I guess I should've tried IR film when I was shooting in the flooded swamp areas.

Andrew O'Neill
17-Sep-2016, 19:27
Lovely image and excellent Wood Effect with SFX and just a #25!

Maris Rusis
17-Sep-2016, 20:09
Lovely image and excellent Wood Effect with SFX and just a #25!
Thanks for the compliment. I was hoping that a #25 red filter could deliver a visible Wood effect and it did. To use an opaque IR filter is simply awful with the 37mm Mamiya fisheye. First the tripod mounted camera is focussed and the scene is framed. Then the lens is de-mounted, the clear filter is screwed off the rear element of the lens, a opaque IR filter is screwed on, the lens is re-mounted on the camera body, the exposure made, the lens is de-mounted again, IR filter off, clear filter on, lens is re-mounted, and off I go looking for the next picture. All this needs ideally three hands especially when standing knee deep in a jungle swamp.

Stephen Thomason
18-Sep-2016, 10:36
Maris - very nice!

Maris Rusis
18-Sep-2016, 14:15
Thanks for all the kudos. Here's another "swamp" picture. Sometimes it's worth getting one's feet wet.


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1441/25637480996_81969c087a_b.jpg
Flood Flow, Noosa Forest

Gelatin-silver photograph on Freestyle Private Reserve VC FB photographic paper, image size 16.3cm X 21.4cm, from a Ilford SFX negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 single lens reflex camera fitted with a 50mm f4.5 lens and #25 red filter.

plaubel
18-Sep-2016, 14:21
It's a nice Film, good sharpness and contrast, easy to handle as well.

Regards from Germany, Suphachai


Nice to see you again, Suphachai :-)
Love your tree !

Best,
Ritchie

Rory_5244
18-Sep-2016, 21:40
Amazing stuff, Maris.

SC-Hamburg
18-Sep-2016, 23:11
Nice to see you again, Suphachai :-)
Love your tree !

Best,
Ritchie

Hi Ritchie,

thank you.

Always a pleasure :-)

Wünsche Dir einen schönen Wochenstart.
Liebe Grüße, Suphachai

Maris Rusis
16-Nov-2016, 19:05
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Tree and Cloud, Lake Cootharaba

Gelatin-silver photograph on Freestyle Private Reserve VC FB photographic paper, image size 16.4cm X 16.4cm, from an Efke IR820 negative exposed in a Seagull 4A 103A twin lens reflex camera fitted with an IR720 filter.

Nana Sousa Dias
23-Nov-2016, 10:17
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Pentax 645, 45mm, Efke 820

Maris Rusis
23-Nov-2016, 17:38
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8248/8573684248_482b1c3c13_c.jpg
Boulder, Barron Gorge, Infrared.

Gelatin-silver photograph on Ultrafine Silver Eagle VC FB photographic paper, image size 16.3cm X 21.4cm, from an Efke IR820 negative exposed in a Mamiya RB67 single lens reflex camera fitted with a 50mm f4.5 lens and IR680 filter.

rayograph
10-Mar-2017, 09:37
Street shooting in San Francisco with my Hasselblad, 80mm, and Konica infrared

callmebrick
10-Mar-2017, 09:44
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RB 67 w/Hoya R72
Rollei IR400

alanbutler57
10-Mar-2017, 17:10
Ilford 200 sfx R72 filter Netter Ikon with Nova lens. Don't have a real IR vibe though

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/737/32696413482_23d6842fb8_c.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2736/32726314171_45fd74733d_c.jpg

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scm
10-Mar-2017, 18:04
http://www.stevemidgleyphotography.com/Scan-110322-0003.JPG
Rollei 3.5 E - Konica 750

john wood
14-Mar-2017, 16:36
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8183/8092746409_ea055f5e35.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dk8ryv)alt-1 (https://flic.kr/p/dk8ryv) by john (https://www.flickr.com/photos/39265644@N00/)

Minolta Autocord III
Kodak Aerochrome EIR color infrared film

Corran
14-Mar-2017, 16:49
Nice!! Really cool color palette. A friend of mine bought a couple rolls of Aerochrome a few years ago, but I don't know if he ever shot them. I think they were $75 for a pair - crazy!

MultiFormat Shooter
14-Mar-2017, 18:11
Minolta Autocord III Kodak Aerochrome EIR color infrared film

Nice! I wish I could find medium format color infrared. Honestly, I consider myself extremely fortunate to still be able to find 35mm color infrared!

Maris Rusis
15-Mar-2017, 15:24
https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3951/15672772216_9be9b7a5e0_c.jpg
Noosa River, Infrared

Gelatin-silver photograph on Freestyle Private Reserve VC FB photographic paper, image size 16.4cm X 16.4cm, from a 6x6 format Efke IR820 roll film negative
exposed in a Seagull 4A103A twin lens reflex camera fitted with a IR720 filter.

EdSawyer
15-Mar-2017, 18:27
Nice aerochrome! I have a roll I shot of that last summer but haven't processed it yet, plus about 5-6 more in the freezer.

bobbotron
16-Mar-2017, 06:59
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8183/8092746409_ea055f5e35.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dk8ryv)alt-1 (https://flic.kr/p/dk8ryv) by john (https://www.flickr.com/photos/39265644@N00/)

Minolta Autocord III
Kodak Aerochrome EIR color infrared film

This is really fantastic, neat image. Very sharp too, must have been a clear day.

john wood
17-Mar-2017, 11:59
Thank you!
"I think they were $75 for a pair - crazy!" -- yup, this stuff got expensive quick, as soon as Kodak discontinued. When they were still producing, before folks thought to shoot with it, they almost couldn't give it away. Now, the options are basically Dean's 120 rolls on an auction site, and FFP's new 35mm cartridges ($28/roll)


" I wish I could find medium format color infrared." Available, but not cheap:
http://www.tarquinius.de/


Ed; "plus about 5-6 more in the freezer" -- I hope you've found what I have: the stuff is a whole lot less fragile than folks think. I've left rolls in the back of sealed cars for days, moved them from freeze to hot and back, and the results are still very good.


"must have been a clear day" -- Right after a summer downpour, so nice a clear throughout the valley!

Thanks all!

rayograph
18-Mar-2017, 13:18
Shot these for a band looking for a CD cover. They liked Nash1. Taken with a Hasselblad, 50mm, and Konica infrared.

Leszek Vogt
18-Mar-2017, 13:31
https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3951/15672772216_9be9b7a5e0_c.jpg
Noosa River, Infrared

Gelatin-silver photograph on Freestyle Private Reserve VC FB photographic paper, image size 16.4cm X 16.4cm, from a 6x6 format Efke IR820 roll film negative


exposed in a Seagull 4A103A twin lens reflex camera fitted with a IR720 filter.


Maris, love what you did here....and without a Rollei.

Les

Maris Rusis
18-Mar-2017, 15:10
Maris, love what you did here....and without a Rollei.

Les
Thanks Lesek Vogt. A TLR is good for infrared work: no black viewfinder. The Seagull is rough Rollei copy at 10% of the price and it takes cheap 34mm filters instead of the nicer Rollei bayonet system.

Jac@stafford.net
18-Mar-2017, 15:37
This photo is largely documentary having nothing to do with aesthetics.
Taken from Alma, Wisconsin to show across the Mississippi River the
Minnesota bluffs which are opaque to our eyes due to haze.

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Made using Hasselblad SWC. I have just finished a bullet-proof IR 4x5 camera to make the view better.
.

brianam
20-Mar-2017, 08:15
Here's one of mine that achieved exactly what I wanted image-wise, but with slight technical failure (a blown-out area on the water).
This is a large sea rock just off from Pacifica, CA. The large old warning sign (?) has now fallen.
Film: Rollei IR exposed in Mamiya 7II; probably the 150mm lens. Addition of heavy ND filter for long(er) exposure.

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brianam
20-Mar-2017, 08:19
Another o' mine; same film Rollei IR, different camera, this time a Fuji 690III. Bothe-Napa Valley State Park.

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